Apparently the Cardinals at one point in the off-season called 37-year-old former White Sox, Giants and Brewers second baseman to express interest.
But, according to ESPN.com, the interest cooled and Durham, who hit .289 last season with a .380 on base percentage, hasn't received a single free agent offer so he is considering retirement.
If a former all-star who can still hit and give you bench depth but who has no offers isn't low hanging fruit, I don't knowwhat is.
Lefty starter Randy Wolf has finally signed with the Dodgers.
According to the Los Angeles press, the deal is for a single season at $5 million, although the well traveled hurler can add another $3 million by achieving incentives. It looks like Wolf should have jumped at the three-year, $28.5 million offer the Astros made early in the off-season.